Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917 / Sally M. Walker.
Description: xii, 145 p. : ill., geneal. ; 24 p.
Publisher: New York, NY : Henry Holt, 2011.
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- ISBN: 9780805089455 (hc)
- ISBN: 0805089454 (hc)
- Edition: 1st ed.
|General Note:|| Jacket design by Meredith Pratt.
|Bibliography, etc.:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.
|Contents:|| A story to tell -- Steaming toward disaster: November 25 to December 5 -- December 6, 1917 -- In Halifax Harbour -- Shortly before nine o'clock -- A horrendous explosion -- The end of the world -- Help! -- A turn for the worse -- The blame -- Recovery and reconstruction -- Time passes.
|Summary:|| Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collison of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.
Citation: Walker, Sally M. "Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917." New York, NY : Henry Holt, 2011.